In a recent statement, IFSO (the international federation for the surgery of obesity and metabolic disorders) World Obesity Surgery Federation, emphasizes that surgical procedures can be a treatment option in patients with a body mass index above 30 with disabling comorbidities.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR BARIATRIC SURGERY?The following criteria must be fulfilled;
Obesity surgery, or as is its scientific name, bariatric surgery, consists of many options.
For each patient, the appropriate surgical procedure is determined after a variety of interviews and evaluations performed preoperatively. In determining the appropriate surgical method, the eating habits of the person and their expectations after the operation are determinants.
The advantages of laparoscopic surgery are;
Types of obesity surgery procedures performed in our center:
All types of obesity surgery procedures listed above are performed by laparoscopic way in nearly all cases.
Our patients undergo extensive medical investigations before surgery and are followed by a dietitian postoperative.